Birth Place Matching "Tacoma, Washington, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Cam Gigandet

Actor | Twilight

Cam graduated from Auburn High School in Auburn, Washington in 2001. His family lives in Lake Tapps, WA. His father's name is Jay, mother's name is Kim and he has one older sister, Kelsie. His father is one of the founders of a popular restaurant chain called The Rock, Wood Fired Pizza & Spirits. ...

2. Sarah Butler

Actress | I Spit on Your Grave

A native of Puyallup, Washington, Butler was interested in the arts while growing up. She sang in choirs, entered singing competitions, and performed in high school and community theatre. She relocated to Los Angeles to study theatre at the University of Southern California, and then played Belle, ...

3. Dyan Cannon

Actress | Heaven Can Wait

Perhaps best known for her trademark curly blond tresses and her faithful appearances at L.A. Lakers basketball games, Dyan Cannon has enjoyed nearly fifty years in the entertainment industry. Born Samille Diane Friesen in Tacoma, Washington, Cannon had early dreams of becoming an actress. She made...

4. Elinor Donahue

Actress | Pretty Woman

Tap dancing at the age of 16 months, pert and pretty Elinor Donahue has been entertaining audiences for six decades. Born Mary Eleanor Donahue in Tacoma, Washington in 1937, she appeared as a radio singer and vaudeville dancer while still a mere toddler, then was picked up by Universal Studios at ...

5. Bing Crosby

Actor | White Christmas

Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine Helen "Kate" (Harrigan) and Harry Lowe Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in ...

6. Pamela Reed

Actress | Kindergarten Cop

Reed began her on-screen acting career appearing as a cast regular on the CBS drama series The Andros Targets (1977), and with minor roles in the films The Long Riders (1980), and Melvin and Howard (1980). Shortly after, New York Times awarded her positive reviews for her work in the poorly ...

7. Blair Underwood

Actor | Deep Impact

Smart, confident, eloquent, exceptionally handsome African-American actor Blair Underwood was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1964, the son of Marilyn Ann, an interior decorator, and Frank Eugene Underwood, Sr., an army colonel. With his family, he lived all over the world. Trained in musical theater...

8. Bruce Bennett

Actor | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Herman Brix was a star shot-putter in the 1928 Olympics. After losing the lead in MGM's Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) due to a shoulder injury, he was contracted by Ashton Dearholt for his independent production of The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935), a serial and the only Tarzan film between the ...

9. Nathan Gamble

Actor | The Dark Knight

Nathan Gamble was born on January 12, 1998 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for The Dark Knight (2008), Dolphin Tale 2 (2014) and Bones (2005).

10. Kyle Secor

Actor | Homicide: Life on the Street

Kyle is the youngest of three sons. His father was a salesman for Beechnut. He was avid basketball player in school, but his dreams of athletics and an Air Force career were ended because of extreme near-sightedness. After seeing a performance of "Hello Dolly," he immediately decided that he wanted...

11. Janis Paige

Actress | Silk Stockings

Joyous scene-stealer Janis Paige started out playing rather bland film ingénues, but never seemed to be comfortable in those roles--she had too much snap, crackle and pop to be confined in such a formulaic way.

Born Donna Mae Tjaden in 1922 in Tacoma, Washington, she was singing in public from age 5...

12. Amber Lancaster

Actress | The Hard Times of RJ Berger

Amber grew up as an only child in Tacoma, WA. A dancer and natural performer from the beginning, at the age of 6, she would put on free "talent shows" for her neighborhood and travel to nursing homes to entertain and make friends. Her younger efforts paid off as she later gained a coveted position ...

13. Courtney Stodden

Actress | Love Addict

Courtney Stodden was born on August 29, 1994 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Courtney Alexis Stodden. She is a producer and actress, known for Love Addict (2016), Verotika (2019) and Courtney (2019). She has been married to Doug Hutchison since May 20, 2011.

14. Arthur Batanides

Actor | Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol

Stocky, general purpose actor, a prolific face on the small screen during the 1960s and 1970s. Batanides got into acting after performing stand-up routines in front of fellow GI's in Europe during World War II. His training in dramatic art at the Actors Lab in Los Angeles was followed by extensive ...

15. Chris Hunter

Actor | South of Nowhere

Chris Hunter was born on July 3, 1987 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for South of Nowhere (2005), Phil of the Future (2004) and Bones (2005).

16. Art Gilmore

Actor | Highway Patrol

Art Gilmore was born on March 18, 1912 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Arthur Wells Gilmore. He is known for his work on Highway Patrol (1955), Dragnet (1951) and Dragnet 1967 (1967). He was married to Grace Gilmore. He died on September 25, 2010 in Irvine, California, USA.

17. Tommy Snider

Actor | Baskets

Tommy can currently be seen in DC's "DOOM PATROL" as the super villain "The Beard Hunter." He is also recurring alongside Louie Anderson and Zach Galifianakis on FX's "Baskets" and just wrapped season two of "Shrill" for Hulu. Upon arrival in LA, Tommy booked his first audition hosting "Friday's" ...

18. Sherry Lynn

Actress | Inside Out

Sherry Lynn was born on May 20, 1952 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. She is known for her work on Inside Out (2015), Minions (2015) and Toy Story (1995). She is married to Robert Briscoe Evans. They have two children.

19. Jerry Cantrell

Actor | Jerry Maguire

Jerry Cantrell is an American musician best known as the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and main songwriter for the Seattle Rock band Alice in Chains since 1987. The band was part of the Grunge movement and is known for the unique vocal harmonies between Cantrell and Layne Staley, and ...

20. Edith Evanson

Actress | Rope

During the Golden Age of Hollywood there were an array of character actors who came out and perfected their craft alongside some of the era's most popular stars. Within that category is one Edith Evanson.

She was born on April 28, 1896 in Tacoma, Washington, the daughter of a Protestant minister. In...

21. Frank Herbert

Writer | Dune

Frank Herbert was born on October 8, 1920 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Frank Patrick Herbert. He was a writer, known for Dune (1984), Dune: The Sisterhood and Soul Catcher. He was married to Theresa Shackleford, Beverley Ann Stuart and Flora Parkinson. He died on February 11, 1986 in Madison, ...

22. Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Actor | Love Business

Robert E. Hutchins was born March 29th, 1925, in Tacoma, Washington. He was born to James Hutchins and Olga Hutchins (nee Roe). Robert was a very outgoing boy with a charming personality, because friends persuaded James and Olga to go to a Hollywood photographer and get his picture taken. The ...

23. Shirley Mills

Actress | Child Bride

Shirley Olivia Mills was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1926 and moved to southern California while still a child.

She became the star of an independent movie which achieved great fame titled Child Bride (1938)when she was 12 years old which she describes in detail on her "official" website on a ...

24. Peter Chiarelli

Writer | Crazy Rich Asians

Peter Chiarelli was born on November 10, 1974 in Ft. Lewis, Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Now You See Me 2 (2016) and The Proposal (2009).

25. Stacy Fuson

Actress | Shallow Hal

Tall (5' 9"), busty, and shapely blonde bombshell Stacy Marie Fuson was born on August 30, 1978 in Tacoma, Washington. She has an older brother named Doug. Fuson played baseball, bowling, and volleyball growing up as a kid. Stacy stopped participating in sports in her freshman year of high school ...

26. Robert Patten

Actor | Airport

Robert Patten was born on October 11, 1925 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Robert Fitz Randolph Patten. He was an actor, known for Airport (1970), Westworld (1973) and Twelve O'Clock High (1949). He was married to Peggy Lloyd and Patricia Grant. He died on December 29, 2001 in Malibu, California, USA.

27. Vaja

Resident Evil: Retribution

Vaja was born in Tacoma, Washington then grew up in Carmel, Indiana, to her African-American Father, a military full Colonel in the Army, and her Asian/Hawaiian mother. At an early age, her mother took her to see Depeche Mode & Metallica perform. Mesmerized by this experience ignited her passion ...

28. Ron Cey

Actor | Columbo

Ron Cey was a longtime member of the Los Angeles Dodgers' "Infield" along with Billy Russell, Steve Garvey, and Davey Lopes during the 1970s. His Los Angeles home-run record was recently broken by Eric Karros.

29. Dennis Jay Funny


In the entertainment world, attitude, talent and perseverance is a must! Working character Actor Dennis Jay Funny, a Gemini and a twin, is embodiment of these ingredients. No, he's not a comedian who changed his name to make people smile. Funny is his actual birth name and everything Dennis Jay ...

30. Giancarlo Volpe

Director | Avatar: The Last Airbender

Giancarlo Volpe was born on July 31, 1974 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015) and Mike Tyson Mysteries (2014).

31. Mark Myers

Producer | Experimenter

Mark Myers was born on April 7, 1968 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is a manager and producer, known for Experimenter (2015), Manson Family Vacation (2015) and 12 Feet Deep (2017).

32. Audrey Loggia

Producer | Hit and Run

Audrey Loggia was born on September 29, 1936 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Audrey O'Brien. She is a producer and actress, known for Hit and Run (2012), Adopt a Sailor (2008) and Over the River and Through the Woods. She was previously married to Robert Loggia and Donald Lyons Marlette.

33. James Roland

Writer | Blood Drive

James Roland was born on July 14, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is known for his work on Blood Drive (2017), Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006) and The Purge (2018). He has been married to Laura Jane McGranaghan since March 20, 2010.

34. Meggie McFadden

Producer | Mystery Team

Meggie McFadden was born on May 12, 1984 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Margaret Anne McFadden. She is known for her work on Mystery Team (2009), Jerry (2007) and National Spelling Bee (2006).

35. Shelby Zemanek

Actress | Yes Man

Shelby Zemanek was born on September 18, 2000 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Shelby Lynn Zemanek. She is an actress, known for Yes Man (2008), Angels & Demons (2009) and How I Met Your Mother (2005).

36. Miesha Tate

Actress | Here Without You

Miesha Tate was born on August 18, 1986 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. She is an actress, known for Here Without You, Fight Valley (2016) and Pursued.

37. John Wilder

Writer | Centennial

John Wilder was born on May 28, 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. He is a writer, producer, and director known for Centennial (1978), The Yellow Rose (1983), Spenser: For Hire (1985), Norman Rockwell's Breaking Home Ties (1987), Return to Lonesome Dove (1993), The Feast of All Saints (2001)., Norman ...

38. Pat Wing

Actress | The Working Man

Pat Wing was born on November 19, 1915 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Gertrude Madison Wing. She was an actress, known for The Working Man (1933), The Face on the Barroom Floor (1932) and Maytime (1923). She died on February 13, 2002 in Gloucester, Ohio, USA.

39. Rosa Pasquarella

Actress | The Killer Inside Me

Rosa Pasquarella was born on September 22, 1988 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. She is known for her work on The Killer Inside Me (2010), The Deep End (2010) and Funnel of Darkness (2009).

40. R.G. Springsteen

Director | Harbor of Missing Men

Broke into the film industry as a wardrobe assistant at Fox Studios in 1920.

41. Katy Magnuson

Actress | All Babes Want to Kill Me

Katy Magnuson was born and raised in Washington State. Magnuson has also gone by her acting name Lily Renton. Magnuson has appeared under this said alias, in several movies that were produced and directed by close friend, Jim Wynorski. Magnuson has yet to make any more films since getting married ...

42. Gary Larson

War of the Worlds

Gary Larson was born on August 14, 1950 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is known for his work on War of the Worlds (1988), Tales from the Far Side (1994) and Tales from the Far Side II (1997). He has been married to Toni Carmichael since 1987.

43. Marc McKerrow

Music Department | Prodigal Sons

Marc McKerrow was born on March 31, 1966 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Marc Adam McKerrow. He is known for his work on Prodigal Sons (2008). He died on June 18, 2010 in Montana, USA.

44. Colton Wood

Director | Reel or: The Short Story of the Mysterious Box

Colton Wood was born on June 11, 2003 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Colton Richard Wood. He is a director and actor, known for Reel or: The Short Story of the Mysterious Box (2019).

45. Amy Hoerler

Actress | Dog Years

Amy Hoerler has wanted to be an actress since the age of 5. She has always had the desire to create characters and present them to an audience. It was only after the tragic events of 9/11 that she decided to pursue her dream of acting.

Amy studied under her teacher and mentor, Mr. Burt Reynolds, at ...

46. Helen Grayco

Actress | Cha-Cha-Cha Boom!

Helen Grayco was born on September 20, 1924 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Helen Greco. She is an actress, known for Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! (1956), That Certain Age (1938) and The Spike Jones Show (1954). She was previously married to Spike Jones.

47. Steve Lyons

Self | For Love of the Game

Steve Lyons was born on June 3, 1960 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Stephen John Lyons. He is an actor, known for For Love of the Game (1999), Major League II (1994) and Arli$$ (1996).

49. Allison Youngberg

Actress | All My Children

Allison Youngberg is from Seattle, Washington and attended Seattle Preparatory School. She received a B.F.A. in acting from Emerson College, Boston. She trained summers at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and with the Prima del Teatro in San Minato, Italy. She received an M.F.A. in ...

50. Thomas Ballatore

Actor | Once Bitten

Thomas Ballatore was born in 1961 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Once Bitten (1985), Timmy's Wish (2002) and Detonator (1996).

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